Finding Courage Through Leadership
Todd Buchholz Keynotes - Speeches by Todd Buchholz reflect this economist's ability to make sense of the business world and...
Buchholz engages the audience with an anecdote of Amadeo Giannini, an original Italian banker based in San Francisco. Giannini stepped up during the Great Depression to distribute credit while the corporate bankers abandoned efforts to revitalize the economy. Giannini risked his own funding and personal safety to benefit the market and local economy. This risk-taking allowed for the company reputation to soar and outlast all debts. The major display of leadership is a motivating example of how taking risks can be highly beneficial.